Indian Poultry Industry is one of the fastest growing segments of agricultural sector. India is the world's third largest egg producer and the fourth largest producer of broiler chicken and Tamil Nadu plays a major role in production of poultry egg and meat. A very significant feature of Indian poultry industry is its transformation from a mere backyard activity into a major commercial activity with adoption of Mechanization, Computerization and Automation in the Poultry Production Technology. Thus, today’s Poultry Industry needs skilled human resource having adequate knowledge on Poultry Production, Engineering and Processing Technology for its sustainability and further growth.
To meet out the technical man power demand of the Poultry Industry, the Government of Tamil Nadu started the College of Poultry Production and management at Hosur during the year 2011-12 vide G.O. Ms. No. 81, issued by the Secretary, Animal Husbandry & Fisheries Dept., Govt. of Tamil Nadu on 08.08.2011. The College of Poultry production and Management is established in 80 acres of land at Mathigiri, Hosur and offers B.Tech (Poultry Technology), an unique course first of its kind in India with an annual intake capacity of 40 students, which will deal exclusively with Poultry Engineering, Processing technologies for Poultry meat and Egg and Poultry Production Technologies. The undergraduate Programme of B.Tech., (Poultry Technology) of 4 years course in 8 semesters from the year 2011-12. The passed out graduates from CPPM, Hosur, were placed in renowned MNC companies during their campus placement.
• Inception of B.Tech (Poultry Production technology) with annual intake of 20 Students.
• The course was offered initially at College of Food and Dairy Technology (CFDT) campus in Koduvalli, Chennai.
|2013 -14||• Upgrading of Institute of Poultry Production and Management, Hosur to College of Poultry Production and Management (CPPM), Hosur.|
|2014-15||• Shifting of B.Tech (Poultry Production Technology) program from CFDT campus, Koduvalli to CPPM, Hosur.|
|2015-16||• Graduation of first batch B.Tech (Poultry Production Technology) students.|
|2016-17||• Renaming of B.Tech (Poultry Production Technology) to B.Tech (Poultry Technology)|
|2017-18||• Approval of B.Tech (Poultry Technology) at CPPM, Hosur by AICTE, New Delhi. • Increase of annual student intake from 20 to 40.|
|2019-20||• Inception of M.Tech (Poultry Technology) program|
The College of Poultry Production and Management offers B.Tech. (Poultry Technology) at the Under-Graduate level and M.Tech. (Poultry Technology) at the Post-Graduate level. The B. Tech (Poultry Technology) is first-of-its kind in our country and the course is duly approved by Govt. of Tamil Nadu and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The course curriculum is based on ICAR – V Dean’s Committee recommendations. The B.Tech (PT) course has eight semesters including mandatory industrial/ in-plant training at eighth semester in various poultry enterprises and the curriculum trains the students on various aspects of Poultry management, Poultry Engineering, Poultry Products Technology and Poultry business management, in order to suit the needs of Poultry Industry. Guest lectures, field trips, industrial visits, skill development programmes and Hands-on Experiential Learning are part of the regular educational process. The M.Tech (PT) course comprises four semesters including mandatory research work in last two semesters to inculcate research attitude with knowledge at advanced level.
The students those completed both Mathematics and biology in their +2 curriculum are alone eligible to apply for B.Tech (Poultry Technology). The admission process is “Single Window System” with marks scored in Plus Two School examinations. No separate test is needed for the admission. Advertisement for the admission will be published by Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai and the admission will be processed in Chennai at TANUVAS Campus and the selected students will be admitted in CPPM, Hosur. Annually 40 students alone will be admitted for the course
The B.Tech (Poultry Technology) graduates finds remarkable placement as Technocrats in various sectors of poultry Industry such as breeder farms, broiler industry, layer industry, hatcheries, feed mill, chicken egg and meat processing industry, technical service hub, farm equipment and automation industry as well as in banking sector, Govt. Services, civil services etc. The “Placement Cell” of the Institution sincerely involves in placement of the students and achieved 100% Placement for the all the batch students since 2015 and the students are being placed in reputed poultry organizations like Venkateshwara Hatcheries Pvt. Ltd., CP Feeds India Pvt. Ltd., Aviagen India Poultry Breeding Company Pvt. Ltd., Shanthi Feeds Pvt. Ltd. etc
CPPM, Hosur continuously involves in research activities and so far, four research projects were completed and eight externally funded and Revolving Fund Schemes are in progress at the unit. Four Post Graduate (PG) researches in Poultry Science and Animal Nutrition were completed and four Doctorate researches in Poultry Science, Animal Nutrition, Livestock Products Technology, Veterinary Microbiology with three PG researches in Poultry Technology are in progress among which one PG research have won Swachchta Saarthi Fellowship (GoI) 2021. Apart from these, UG students are motivated towards research attitude and so far, students have bagged five students’ projects funded by Tamil Nadu Council of Science and Technology (TNSCST) and NIDHI-PRAYAS program (DST) among which two projects have won award for the performances
|Sl No||Title of programme||Funding agency||Year of Start|
|1||ICAR - Poultry Seed Project||ICAR||2014-15|
|2||Experiential Learning – Setting up of facilities for Hands-on training on model turkey post harvest technology unit||ICAR||2014-15|
|3||Establishment of feed manufacturing unit at CPPM Hosur||TANUVAS||2015-16|
|4||TANUVAS SMART Mineral Mixture Production Centre at CPPM, Hosur||TANUVAS||2015-16|
|5||Establishment of Aseel unit at CPPM, Hosur||TANUVAS||2016-17|
|6||Establishment of Japanese quail breeder unit at CPPM, Hosur||TANUVAS||2016-17|
|7||Establish of commercial broiler unit in poultry farm complex at CPPM, Hosur||TANUVAS||2016-17|
|8||Establishment of Kadaknath chicken unit at CPPM, Hosur||TANUVAS||2017-18|
|S.No||Title of the programme||Funding agency|
|1||Establishment of feed testing laboratory at CPPM, Hosur||NLM|
|2||Popularization of Namakkal Chicken-1 to rural households of Krishnagiri for additional revenue generation||NABARD|
|3||Evaluation of Varam (a growth promoter) on the production performance of broiler chicken||M/s. Hatsun Agro-Products|
|4||Foldscope as a tool to study the storage quality of processed liquid food||DBT|
CPPM, Hosur involves in several extension activities for the benefit of farming community and entrepreneurs. The Poultry Farm Complex at CPPM, Hosur acts as “Model demonstration Unit” for entrepreneurs. It also acts as “Poultry Seed Production Centre” and produces and supplies quality germplasm of native chicken breeds of Aseel, Kadaknath, Chittagong, Nicobari and improved chicken varieties of Vanaraja, Gramapriya to the needy farmers and entrepreneurs of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andra Pradesh. In addition, the Institution supplies germplasm of diversified poultry species such as Japanese quail, turkey and guinea fowl to farmers. The Institution also produces and supplies TANUVAS SMART Mineral Mixture and quality poultry as well as livestock feed to various Govt. organizations and farming community.
|S.No||Poultry species/ breed/ varieties||No. of germplasm supplied (Up to March 2021)|
|1||Vanaraja and Gramapriya chicken||6,13,705|
|5||Livestock feed (MT)||2,400|
|6||Poultry feed (MT)||942|
|7||TANUVAS SMART Mineral Mixture (MT)||287|
The College has world-class infrastructures to carry out academics, research and extension activities:
The library supports academic, research and teaching in the area of Poultry Technology with more than 1900 books and 60 e-journals from various disciplines of basic science, poultry science, engineering and technology. The library is fully automated and provide exceptional atmosphere for the students. The e-library in the campus is acting as knowledge hub to access internet in the college. The library is loaded with automation, digital knowledge resource centre, electronic surveillance system and biometric attendance system.
The college has the following well equipped laboratories to educate the students during practical based on curriculum. Many equipments are available and for doing research work.
A well furnished hostel facility is available within the campus for both boys and girls students separately. Rooms are available with twin sharing and are well ventilated with complete mosquito netting. The students are provided with hot water, RO drinking water, indoor gym, washing machine, 25 KVA generator, CCTV surveillance cameras, finger bio-metric, 24 hr security and in-house mess. The mess is run by the student inmates with cost-to-cost price and offers quality and hygienic food at an affordable price to the students.
A well furnished Student’s Health Centre is located inside the College campus for student’s welfare and health facility and a medical officer visits regularly twice a week for health check-up of both students and staffs of the College .
A very well established Poultry farm complex with automated hatchery unit, breeder and commercial poultry unit, poultry processing laboratory, are available for hands on training to the students. Along with hand on training, the student involved in monthly production of the following to meet out need based requirements of farming communities.
A feed manufacturing unit with a capacity of 2 tonne per hour with feed testing laboratory functions in the College for Hands-on training to the students and produces various types of live stock and poultry feed and supplies to needy farming communities. The unit produces about 60 tonnes of compound livestock and poultry feed per month.
The Institute has ample amenities for sports activities for its students. Infrastructure for games such as foot ball, volley ball, cricket, throw ball, badminton, table tennis and facilities for indoor games such as carom, chess are available in the campus. A mini gym is also available for both boys and girls in the respective hostels. Many students brought accolades to the college by their participation and winning medals both at state and national level.
College of Poultry Production and Management, Hosur has been provided with 0.5 Unit of National Service Scheme (NSS) with 50 Student Volunteers from the Year 2016-17 onwards. The NSS Unit conducted several camps among students and public to create awareness on various themes such as Management of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in acute draught condition, human health care and improvement of rural livelihood.
The college has a well furnished and well equipped Conference Hall with the state of art audio visual facility to accommodate 100 members and a Board room for routine in house meetings.
|Dr. S.T.Selvan||Dean||+91-+91- 9940178909||deancppm[at]tanuvas[dot]org[dot]in|
|Department of Poultry Business Management|
|Dr. P. Shamsudeen||Professor and Head||+91-9486242799||shams_phd[at]rediffmail[dot]com|
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|Dr. S. Prakash||Assistant Professorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Department of Poultry Engineering|
|Dr. G. Raj Manohar||Associate Professor||+91-9442353694||rajmanovet[at]gmail[dot]com|
|Er. G.Velayudham||Assistant Professoremail@example.com|
|Department of Poultry Technology|
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|Dr. M. Anandhi||Assistant Professor||+91-7402205022||dranandhim[at]gmail[dot]com|
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|Department of Poultry Business Management|
|Dr. J. Ramesh||Professor and Head||+91-9444155312||jramesh[dot]vet[at]gmail[dot]com|
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College of Poultry Production and Management,
Hosur - 635 110, Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone: +91-4344 689005